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Christine Sipe Burgess

March 6, 1930 August 30, 2019
Christine Sipe Burgess
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Obituary for Christine Sipe Burgess

Emma Christine Sipe Burgess, age 89, of Newton passed away Friday, August 30, 2019 at Brian Center in Lincolnton. Christine was born March 6, 1930 in Catawba County to the late Albert Clinton and Essie Turner Sipe. She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Newton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Russell Webb Burgess; son, Carl Burgess; granddaughter, Holly Burgess; great grandson, Damien Collins and 6 brothers.

She is survived by:
2 Sons: Clint Burgess and wife Robin and Gary Burgess, both of Newton

3 Grandchildren: Heather Black, Benjamin Burgess, Jr. and Anissa Laws

4 Great-Grandchildren: Reagan and Camden Black, Colby Collins and Madison Burgess

The funeral service will be held at 12:00noon on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at St. James Lutheran Church in Newton with Rev. Steve Rhodes officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 11:00-11:45pm at the church.

Memorials may be made to: St. James Lutheran Church, 1942 St. James Church Rd, Newton, NC 28658.

Burke Mortuary and Crematory in Newton is serving the Burgess family.


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Previous Events

Receiving of Friends

Tuesday

3

Sep

11:00 AM 9/3/2019 11:00:00 AM - 11:45 AM 9/3/2019 11:45:00 AM
St. James Lutheran Church

1942 Saint James Church Road
Newton, NC 28658

St. James Lutheran Church
1942 Saint James Church Road Newton 28658 NC
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

3

Sep

12:00 PM 9/3/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. James Lutheran Church

1942 Saint James Church Road
Newton, NC 28658

St. James Lutheran Church
1942 Saint James Church Road Newton 28658 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. James Lutheran Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

1942 St. James Church Road
Newton, NC 28658

1942 St. James Church Road Newton 28658 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. James Lutheran Church

1942 Saint James Church Road
Newton, NC 28658
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